Vehicle Maintenance Schedule

Your vehicle maintenance schedule is important for your car to work as it should. If you don't have the right schedule for your vehicle's maintenance, then things can start to go wrong. That's why it is so important.

What to Do?
- You need to change the fluids on a regular basis.
- You need to tune up the car on a scheduled basis.
- Tires should be rotated on a regular basis.

The manufacturer of the car has a schedule that is available for owners to know when they should do the maintenance. If that is followed, then the…
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End summer on a high note with the Ford Escape

We'll be heading back to school and indulging in fall activities before we know it, which is why soaking up the final summer sun rays is our top priority here at Vista Ford of Oxnard. If you're anything like us, then you'll probably want to plan a fun and exciting trip with the accommodating, safe and stylish 2017 Ford Escape.


No matter where you go, the Intelligent 4WD in the #FordEscape will help you get there.

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How Often Should You Clay Your Car?

You just bought a new vehicle from Vista Ford Lincoln of Oxnard, and you know claying is part of keeping it in good condition—but how often should you clay your car?

This is a question shared by many Oxnard drivers. Professional detailer Larry Kosilla says the number-one rule of claying is to only do it when the car needs it. Depending on how exposed your Ford is to the elements, that could be less than once a year, or it could be once a week.

So how can you tell if your car needs to be clayed?

After doing…

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Ford Has Been Making Trucks for 100 Years This Month!

You know that the Ford F-150 is the best-selling pickup in America, but did you know that it has 100 years of engineering innovation behind it? Just over 100 years ago in July 1917, a nascent Ford Motor Company still led by the original Henry Ford launched its very first pickup truck.

The Model TT, as the name suggests, was almost a duplicate of the Model T, which had been the most popular car on the market for just under a decade. This early…

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Why Does William Fichtner Compare the F-150 Raptor to a Fighter Jet?

In the premier episode of the new Top Gear America series, host William Fichtner (whom you may remember from movies like Contact and Armageddon) says while driving the F-150 Raptor: "This is a precision instrument, a fighter jet on four wheels."

What makes him throw such a bold comparison?

Actually, now that we've said it out loud, it's amazing nobody's made the comparison before. The name F-150 Raptor sounds...

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What Goes in a Roadside Emergency Kit?



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Getting stuck on the side of the road can be painful, but getting stuck with no way to do anything about it can be torturous.

That's why you should always have a roadside emergency kit in your vehicle.

You can buy one pre-assembled or you can find some key items and build one yourself. These are a few of our suggestions:

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Autotrader Names 10 Hottest Cars for Summer 2017

The Ford F-150 pickup truck comes in enough different configurations from the engine, body, trim levels, and beyond to suit just about any need, so the fact that it tops Autotrader's list of the hottest cars for summer 2017 comes as no surprise.

So, what's the deal with this list?

Autotrader determined that the most researched vehicle on their site for summer 2017 is the Ford F-150, pointing to interest in the truck too great to ignore.

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Categories: , , Enamored by Fantastic 2017 Ford Fusion

We here at Vista Ford of Oxnard are compelled to tip our cap to our esteemed American automaker, as it did an altogether outstanding job with its midsize sedan, the 2017 Fusion.

And if you think we're alone in that opinion, well ... guess again.

As it turns out, Managing Editor Jodi Lai is also quite fond of the Fusion. Click "play" on the clip below to learn what she likes best:

Offering some big-time bang for your buck, the mid-level Titanium model is arguably one of the Fusion's best.

Standard equipment on this trim includes a…

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2017 Ford Explorer Cements its Place as SUV-Segment Standout

Have you been shopping the full-size crossover class for your next vehicular purchase? Well, if so, we here at Vista Ford of Oxnard feel you owe it to yourself to give ours, the 2017 Explorer, a try.

How come?

Here now to deliver some insight are the fine folks at MotorWeek; join them in the clip below:

High-octane performance is the name of the game when it comes to the Explorer's top-tier engine, a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6.

Available only with the Sport and Platinum trims, the turbo-V6 joins with a six-speed automatic transmission to generate a gargantuan 365…

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